The Harpswell Heritage Land Trust is the only organization dedicated solely to protecting the natural resources of Harpswell, Maine. Our mission is to protect Harpswell’s natural open spaces, islands, shoreline, and cultural heritage for current and future generations through education, conservation and landowner assistance.
News & Updates
Exploring Nature with Harpswell Community School Students
For the final morning of the Explore Nature program at Harpswell Community School we cleaned up trash clean-up in one of the areas where we explored this fall. The Explore Nature program gives young people the opportunity to engage in hands-on exploration, play games, study science and create nature-inspired art. Forty-nine students participated. Parents wrote: “My kindergartener […]Learn More
Voices of the Sea: A Collaborative Oral History Project
Harpswell Coastal Academy and Harpswell Heritage Land Trust Seek Interview Subjects for Oral History Project Harpswell Coastal Academy (HCA) and Harpswell Heritage Land Trust (HHLT) are teaming up to gather and share stories about how the ocean has influenced peoples’ lives and shaped the local community. The project, entitled “Voices of the Sea,” will preserve […]Learn More
It’s Hunting Season: Don’t Forget Your Blaze Orange
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust is dedicated to providing public access to its preserves for traditional uses, including hunting. If you like to get outdoors in November, we encourage you to wear blaze orange. Deer hunting season this year runs from Nov. 1-29. Muzzleloader and archery season extend to Dec. 13. Maine Law prohibits hunting on Sundays. […]Learn More